Rio Tinto: HSE Business Partner

Posted on :

3 Oct, 2013

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Mining Jobs in South Africa

Reporting to the Superintendent: Safety, as the Business Partner: HSE, you will provide an effective HSE service, in consultation with HSE Specialists, to a designated Division in accordance with the respective service delivery requirements in order to ensure optimum HSE performance and license to operate within the Business Unit.



– Assist with the monitoring of compliance to identified HSE local and national legal requirements

– Ensure that local and national legal HSE requirements are identified and communicated as well as understood

– Manage HSE auditing, inspection and monitoring process

– Manage and perform comprehensive HSE systems and compliance audits

– Ensure all HSE actions are assigned and tracked to closeout

– Facilitate and conduct HSE incident investigations

– Facilitate HSE hazard and risk assessment processes

– Advise and support line on HSE system and governance matters

– Assist with contractor pre-assessment and routine HSE compliance assessments

– Perform all duties as required by the Chief Safety Officer in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act

– Advise in projects pertaining to HSE requirements

– Capacity building of Health & Safety Representatives within each division

– Coordinate HSE information flow between the respective departments within the relevant division as well as between the division and the HSE department

– Review division HSE performance and report to management

– Interpret and assist division in implementing annual HSE plans

– Ensure a relentless focus on zero harm

– Manage all incidents and associated actions on the Rio Tinto Business Solution (SAP) for each division



– Successful and compliant HSE audits, incident investigations and risk assessments

– Compliant HSE systems

– Well informed and advised Health & Safety Representatives as well as line on HSE related matters



– National Diploma / BTech Degree in Safety Management / Degree in Natural Sciences / Engineering qualification with HSE experience

– 3 years HSE experience in a mining or industrial environment

– Exposure to ISO and OHSAS

– Completed NOSA / SAMTRAC will be an advantage

– Insight into the processes and operations of mining and the related HSE issues

– Drivers License: EB (Code 08)



– Computer literate: MS Office while SAP is preferred

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Well-developed analytical skills and ability

– Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

– Strong relationship building skills

– Specialized knowledge on South African Safety, Health & Environment legislation



How to Apply

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Closing date: 04 October 2013

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